Tuesday, March 31

Short film looks to create horror, suspense through visual effects

Faceless businessmen abduct the audience’s attention in Vincent Augusto’s upcoming short film. “Abducted,” which was written around a month ago, follows the story of Jenny, who is trying to remember the events of a previous night where she believes she was taken by faceless men in black suits. Read more...

Photo: Vincent Augusto, a UCLA Extension student, directed the short film “Abducted.” Augusto said the storyline is inspired by stories from the #MeToo movement and it follows the horror genre to combine the idea of paranoia with society’s hesitation to believe in women. (Sakshi Joglekar/Daily Bruin)


Dance Marathon 2020 canceled following COVID-19 concerns

Dance Marathon 2020 has been cancelled in response to COVID-19. In a statement posted to Instagram, the Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA stated the event – which was originally scheduled to occur in Pauley Pavilion from April 18 to 19 – will no longer take place. Read more...

Photo: The 19th annual Dance Marathon, hosted by the Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA, has been canceled because of COVID-19. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)





Pop-up review: Britney Spears-inspired exhibit provides the thrills of a circus, but lacks depth

Britney Spears-inspired pop-up The Zone will leave guests begging to go one more time. Opening its doors across the street from The Grove through April 26, The Zone invites customers to step into a tour of rooms inspired by the singer’s most legendary music videos and performances. Read more...

Photo: The Britney Spears-inspired pop-up The Zone leads visitors through a tour of the pop singer’s most iconic moments, such as her “…Baby One More Time” music video. (Christine Kao/Daily Bruin)


Dance showcase provides students with platform to share experimental works

Curiosity takes the stage as dancers experiment with what it means to interrogate movement within the artform.   “Ideas in Action – Dance Edition,” which will take place spring quarter, provides a platform for students to informally share their projects without having to face the stress of showcasing completed pieces. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year dance student Jerric Shaw and third-year dance student Oriana Elizabeth Simon will both have work featured in “Ideas in Action – Dance Edition,” an event taking place spring quarter that aims to provide a platform for students to informally share their projects. Simon said the performances offer people a chance to see what students in the department are accomplishing. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)